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Welcome to Carisford Lodge

Carisford Lodge

Come relax and unwind at a scenic coastal lodge tucked away in a secluded suburb on the South Coast of Kwa-Zulu Natal. Our chalets are perfect for couples, families or groups of friends looking for the ultimate beach holiday on the South Coast. The Lodge can accommodate up to 60 guests in spacious, fully equipped self-catering chalets which sleeps between 2 and 8 people. The chalets are cascaded between lush subtropical gardens and have fully-equipped kitchens, are fitted with flat screen TVs, air conditioning, satellite TV , private braai areas and includes cleaning services.

Guests may enjoy the large outdoor pool with scenic sea views and are free to utilize the communal braai areas at the lapa by the swimming pool. The lapa provides a big screen TV and satellite for guests to enjoy those memorable sporting moments.

Clansthal private beach is walking distance from the lodge, about 300m. This stunning beach is flanked by natural rock pools and offers the perfect setting for kids to play in the tidal waves.


Clansthal is a small suburb situated on the South Coast of Kwa-Zulu Natal, about 40km from Durban between Umkomaas and Scottburgh. The outstanding feature of this secluded suburb is the breathtaking beach which stretches all the way to Scottburgh. In fact one can walk along the beach to the Scottburgh swimming beach and along the way take in Greenpoint Lighthouse, a national heritage site. The lighthouse was built on this spot to warn ships of the proximity of the world-renowned Aliwal Shoal, one of the top ten scuba diving sites in the world and a mecca for divers. There is also an excellent surfing break at the lighthouse.

Nature lovers can enjoy the nature nearby Vernon Crookes Nature Reserve and the Oribi Gorge. From Clansthal it is an easy drive to Scottburgh with its restaurants and shops or you can be in Durban in about 25 minutes. Fishermen will not be disappointed – there are two excellent fishing spots in Clansthal.

Guest Reviews


” Beautiful place. Lovely location. Beach is right in the backyard! Guests are priority. Owners are
constantly aware of guest’s needs. Helpful and friendly staff. Lodge is safe and clean. Lovely
pool and entertainment area. Excellent holiday destination!!! “


” It was an awesome experience, my friends and I enjoyed every moment …I would highly
recommend the Place to anyone who wants peace and fun time be it with friends, family or
couples Thank you for the
wonderful service “


“We had an amazing stay. The service from booking to cleaning of the unit was beyond
expectation. The proximity to places of interest is ideal. Know the monkeys are a huge irritation
to the permanents but we so enjoyed watching them. I’m sure it would be a great place to stay
with a young family. ”

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